Synopsis © 2002 William Silvester, revisions © 2006 Michele L. Worley
Notes and links by Michele L. Worley
US hardcover edition: pages 327 - 341
UK paperback edition: pages 351 - 366
Timeframe: Saturday 29 May - Saturday 19 June,
In which Harry tells his story
and Molly Weasley,
Lockhart are sent
to hospital, Lucius Malfoy
arrives with Dobby,
and Harry tricks
Lucius into freeing
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
This chapter wraps up various loose ends, by explaining who
Dobby's wizarding family
is and what their involvement with the
Dobby also receives his
Ignoring the elf bobbing apologetically around his ankles...
Characters introduced in this chapter:
Characters returning in this chapter:
Characters mentioned in this chapter:
monster of Slytherin
Riddle, Tom Marvolo
(as the Dark Lord, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named,
(surname unknown) Myrtle
11 unnamed school governors of
Settings and locations introduced in this chapter:
Settings and locations returning in this chapter:
Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:
Exceptional character moments:
Links and Resources:
Mr. Weasley, flabbergasted.
"Haven't I taught you anything? What have I
always told you? Never trust anything that can think for
itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain?"
"It is our choices, Harry,
that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
"We'll be needing a new
Defence Against the Dark Arts
we do seem to run through them, don't we?"
...or Dumbledore announcing
that, unfortunately, Professor
Lockhart would be unable to return next year, owing to the fact that he
needed to go away and get his memory back. Quite a few of the
teachers joined in the
cheering that greeted this news.
The scenes in
and the corridor outside take place immediately after the events of the
previous chapter. The rest of the term
is summarized in a paragraph, and the closing scenes take place on board the
Hogwarts Express and
in King's Cross Station
at term's end.